1. USS Somerset to Arrive in San Diego

    The amphibious transport dock ship, which was commissioned March 1 in Philadelphia, is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of Naval Base San Diego, April 21.

    Somerset operates in the Gulf of Mexico during builder's sea trials in 2013. (U.S. Navy file photo)
  2. USS Bonhomme Richard Assists in Search and Rescue of Sunken Korean Ferry

    The amphibious assault ship is is now engaged in search and rescue operations near the site of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank April 16 off the Republic of Korea's southwestern coast.

    An MH-60S Seahawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 lands on the flight deck of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) after conducting search and rescue operations April 17. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Adam D. Wainwright)
  3. USS Bonhomme Richard on Call for Korean Ferry Rescue Efforts

    The amphibious assault ship is responding to the scene of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea April 16.

    MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft stand ready on the flight deck of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), April 16. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Adam D. Wainwright)
  4. USS Cowpens, USS Spruance to Return from Deployment

    The two ships are set to return to Naval Base San Diego April 17 after completing separate deployments to the Western Pacific region.

    USS Cowpens (CG 63) operates in the South China Sea in October. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Declan Barnes)
  5. Bonhomme Richard ARG Conducts Yellow Sea Operations

    The USS Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) is conducting operations in the waters west of the Korean Peninsula April 15-18.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) file photo.
  6. USS Frank Cable Visits Malaysia

    The submarine tender arrived in Sepangar April 13 for a port visit that will include meetings and exchanges with the Royal Malaysian Navy, as well as community outreach activities.

    Sailors and Military Sealift Command civilian mariners aboard tUSS Frank Cable (AS 40) heave a line used to moor the ship as it arrives in Sepangar, Malaysia, April 13. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Gabrielle Joyner)
  7. US, Vietnam Navies Conduct First Search and Rescue Exercise

    USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and a Vietnam People’s Navy minesweeper conducted a search and rescue exercise April 12 at the conclusion of an annual naval engagement activity between the two navies.

    A Vietnam People's Navy minesweeper operates alongside USS John S. McCain (DDG 54) in the South China Sea April 12 during an inaugural search and rescue exercise between the two navies. (U.S Navy/FCC Steven Newberry)
  8. Rear Adm. Grocki Speaks to U.S. Army Pacific 'Sisters in Arms'

    Rear Adm. Alma Grocki, director of Fleet Maintenance for U.S. Pacific Fleet, spoke with members of the USARPAC's Sisters in Arms program during an event at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel, April 10.

    Rear Adm. Alma Grocki discusses her experiences and offers encouragement during a meeting of U.S. Army Pacific's Sisters in Arms. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Diana Quinlan)
  9. U.S. Navy Logistics Ship Joins Search for MH370

    USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) has joined an international task force led by the Australian Defence Force searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 off the Western Coast of Australia.

    USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) delivers fuel to USS Frank Cable (AS 40) in the Pacific Ocean, April 3. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Christopher Salisbury)
  10. USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego Following Rescue at Sea

    The ship arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego.

    Sailors from USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) assist in the rescue of a family with a sick infant, April 6. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

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